Archive for December 30th, 2012

December 30th, 2012 - 3:58 pm § in Misc.

“BREAKING NEWS: McCain “we can’t win an argument that has Social Security for seniors versus taxes for the rich.”

“CPI has to be off the table because it’s not a winning argument to say benefits for seniors versus tax breaks for rich people,” said Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.). “We need to take CPI off the table — that’s not part of the negotiations — because we can’[...]

December 30th, 2012 - 2:49 pm § in Misc.

ISRAEL’S Elections

Chance to hear some expert commentary from Peace Now .. the major force for peace. Date: Wednesday, January 2nd Time: 1:00 PM (Eastern Time) Dial-in Number: 1-213-342-3000 Participant Access Code: 332479# (you must include the “pound” sign). To receive a link of a recording made of the call, ple[...]

December 30th, 2012 - 2:11 pm § in Misc.


GOP Message to America: Eat It! DEADLOCK: Senate Standstill… Reid: No Cuts To Social Security In Mini-Deal… Boehner: We ‘Made Every Effort’… House GOP Could Not Pass Its Own Bill… In Comes Biden… What Cliff? Obama Should Wait For Better Deal[...]

December 30th, 2012 - 1:51 pm § in Misc.


Have you met Davey Jones?? Well since I last wrote we’ve sailed the 88 miles that connect the Red Sea to the Mediterranean, had a very short port call in Egypt, the stevedores only did 300 moves. So here I am back in the Mediterranean, the weather is much nicer of course, and I should [&hellip[...]

December 30th, 2012 - 1:44 pm § in Misc.

BREAKING NEWS: Gloom at year’s end

Senate leaders offer dour take on ‘cliff’ talks WASHINGTON (AP) – The top Senate negotiators on the effort to prevent the government from going over the “fiscal cliff” offered a pessimistic assessment Sunday barely 24 hours before a deadline to avert tax hikes on virtua[...]

December 30th, 2012 - 4:37 am § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: Relics In Chicago This Sunday

Tiny fragments said to be from the manger that held the infant Jesus, the veil of his mother, Mary, and a thread from the cloak of St. Joseph will be displayed by a Roman Catholic church in Chicago when it celebrates its 155th anniversary on Sunday. The fragments, released by the Vatican in 1972, we[...]